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Using different theories and methodologies, this unit explores contemporary issues surrounding the delivery of Social Care and Human Services in Australia and comparable overseas contexts.
Developments in policy, organisation and funding will be explored as part of this unit, developing skills in research crucial for administration, policy reform and delivery of service in the human services field.
This unit, delivered online by Open Universities Australia and Macquarie University, will explore how service provision has changed and anticipate changes yet to come for a holistic view of the field of social care and human services.
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:
Applicants must also ensure they have not previously completed an academically equivalent unit.
In this sociology unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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This unit provides key skills for those wishing to pursue a career as a researcher, administrator, policy maker or service professional within the human services field. Employment in community based programs, government initiative and social justice are all possible avenues that can be explored by completing this unit as part of a broader program of study.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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